The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Architect
Rank 538 468 472
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Information Architect 54 102 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 75 65
Average daily rate
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£488 £469 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £296 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £608 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £65.35 £48.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £65.35 £48.75
% change year-on-year
- +34.05%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Information Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Architect within the UK.

Information Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Information Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Information Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Information Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Architect within the UK.

Information Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Information Architect
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -77 52 £488 +4.16% 8
London -33 26 £513 +7.89% 1
South West -23 9 £400 -20.00% 2
South East -34 7 £475 +1.87% 2
Essex -5 4 £600 -4.00% 1
East of England -8 4 £600 +18.51% 1
City of London -9 3 £500 +9.89%
North West -12 3 £450 +56.52% 1
Hampshire -23 3 £550 +17.96% 2
Yorkshire -11 2 £500 +108.33%
Wiltshire -13 2 £625 +16.27% 1
Leeds -14 2 £500 +62.60%
West Yorkshire -14 2 £500 +62.60%
Bristol -16 2 £395 -9.71% 1
Brentwood - 2 - -
Swindon -10 1 £625 +16.27% 1
Surrey - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £513 - 1
Leicester - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
Watford - - - -
York - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -

Information Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Information Architect in their job title.

1 40 (34.19%) Security Architecture
2 39 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 31 (26.50%) Information Architecture
4 30 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (24.79%) Information Security
6 28 (23.93%) Security Cleared
7 23 (19.66%) Enterprise Architecture
7 23 (19.66%) Finance
8 21 (17.95%) Data Architecture
8 21 (17.95%) CESG
9 18 (15.38%) Data Modelling
10 17 (14.53%) Internet
10 17 (14.53%) Data Security
11 16 (13.68%) User Experience
12 14 (11.97%) SC Cleared
12 14 (11.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 13 (11.11%) Banking
13 13 (11.11%) Telecoms
13 13 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (10.26%) CISSP
14 12 (10.26%) Information Management
14 12 (10.26%) Degree
15 10 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (8.55%) Risk Management
15 10 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (7.69%) Management Information System
17 8 (6.84%) Data Protection
18 7 (5.98%) RMADS
18 7 (5.98%) DV Cleared
18 7 (5.98%) TOGAF

Information Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Information Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.56%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.56%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Summit
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.13%) IaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.53%) Internet
2 3 (2.56%) Network Security
3 1 (0.85%) Firewall
3 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.56%) Big Data
3 1 (0.85%) MarkLogic
3 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.71%) ERwin
3 1 (0.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 23 (19.66%) Finance
2 13 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 13 (11.11%) Banking
3 6 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.27%) Retail
5 4 (3.42%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.56%) Legal
7 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.13%) HTML
2 5 (4.27%) CSS
3 4 (3.42%) HTML5
4 3 (2.56%) CSS3
4 3 (2.56%) Ajax
5 1 (0.85%) JSP
5 1 (0.85%) Web Services
5 1 (0.85%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.95%) CESG
2 16 (13.68%) User Experience
3 9 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.98%) RMADS
5 5 (4.27%) Reference Data
5 5 (4.27%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (4.27%) Freedom of Information Act
6 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.71%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.71%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.71%) Informatics
8 2 (1.71%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.85%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.85%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.85%) Replication
9 1 (0.85%) NHS
9 1 (0.85%) GIS
9 1 (0.85%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.56%) Android
1 3 (2.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.85%) Windows
2 1 (0.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (34.19%) Security Architecture
2 39 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 31 (26.50%) Information Architecture
4 30 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (24.79%) Information Security
6 23 (19.66%) Enterprise Architecture
7 21 (17.95%) Data Architecture
8 18 (15.38%) Data Modelling
9 17 (14.53%) Data Security
10 13 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (10.26%) Information Management
12 10 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (8.55%) Risk Management
13 8 (6.84%) Data Protection
14 7 (5.98%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (5.98%) ITIL
14 7 (5.98%) TOGAF
15 6 (5.13%) Data Management
15 6 (5.13%) SOA
15 6 (5.13%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.27%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.85%) C
2 1 (0.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (23.93%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.97%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.26%) CISSP
3 12 (10.26%) Degree
4 7 (5.98%) DV Cleared
5 5 (4.27%) CEH
5 5 (4.27%) CISA
6 3 (2.56%) CISM
7 2 (1.71%) GSEC
7 2 (1.71%) CITP
7 2 (1.71%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (1.71%) GCED
7 2 (1.71%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.85%) ISACA
8 1 (0.85%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.13%) ISO 9000
3 5 (4.27%) JSP 440
3 5 (4.27%) PCI DSS
4 4 (3.42%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.71%) QA
5 2 (1.71%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.71%) BS7799
5 2 (1.71%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 17799
Vendors
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle
1 1 (0.85%) SAP
1 1 (0.85%) Adobe
1 1 (0.85%) Informatica
1 1 (0.85%) Casewise
1 1 (0.85%) Netezza
1 1 (0.85%) Splunk
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